Start Dear member of our dating site

Dear member of our dating site

We are middle-aged and have been together for two years.

All along I had kept my guard up, but his request confirmed for me that it was a scam.

When I Googled the Ghana name and address, it came back “Ghana Scammer.” Abby, these people even provided photos of the person they pretended to be, along with a cell phone and address that actually were under the name of the person they were impersonating.

Dear Abby: I was recently the target of a romance scam on a popular singles website.

After being a divorcee for 15 years, I decided to try online dating.

He was attending a jewelry show and needed me to send his diamond supplier money to pay for a shipment.

He made it sound urgent and gave me a name and address in Ghana where he could get the best-quality diamonds at the best price.

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I read the letter you ran on Dec.

21 from "Dateless in Dayton." We have a few thoughts on the matter we'd like to share with him and anyone else who is having bad luck getting responses on dating websites.

(Not true.) Two others got the “Grandma, please don’t tell my parents, but I’m in jail and need bail money” phone calls.

One of the women is childless; the other told the caller, “That’s funny.

I tried to answer all of them, but I kept getting more and more, so I finally gave up.